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or have a urinary tract infection, or uti. side effects may include allergic reactions, injection site pain, fatigue, uti, painful urination and difficulty emptying your bladder. tell your doctor your medical history. muscle or nerve conditions, medications including botulinum toxins, antiplatelets and blood thinners, may increase the risk of serious side effects. ask a urology specialist in >> breaking news is first at 4:00. police investigate an assault that put a man in critical condition. it happened just before 2:00 this afternoon on holloway street near rochelle. police found the man at a bus
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the street where he was hit wei a car. there is no word on who did this or w wrapped up for former first lady nancy reagan. >> world leaders join family and friends for the service. steve? >> this is a live look at the feed coming in from southern california, the presidental library in simi valley.
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comingtalked about how much her mom missed president reagan after his death. >> over time what she referred to as late night visits from my father, she no longer heard his foot steps in the hall but she never stopped missing him. she told me once the reason she had the television on all the time was because it filled the house with sound and made her feel less lonely. >> mrs. reagan died on sunday at the age of 94 from congestive heart failure. she piland every detail of this funeral that is under way. she picked the flowers, the music, and the people invited. she'll be buried next to her husband overlooking the pacific ocean at the reagan presidential library outside los angeles in simi valley where people continue mourning the loss of nancy reagan as a light rain is
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california. democratic senator bernie sanders spoke to a crowd in downtown this afternoon. you got a one on one with bernie. what did you ask him? does he have his sites on north carolina for tuesday's primary? >> he sure does. i asked him how he plans on winning this thing especially at this point in the race when he is still trailing his opponent hillary clinton. he said as he continues to travel and more people hear his message they get more comfortable with it and he does better and better. he did pull off the big upset win in michigan just this week. his campaign tells us that some 5400 people came out here to see him today to the performing arts center. 3,000 could not sit inside the auditorium so were all out here on the plaza.
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come out and address them before he went inside to talk with his supporters in the auditorium. while he was outside talking to the overflow crowd a congresswoman from hawaii was explaining to supporters inside why she is endorsing the senator from vermont. among many things she cited his record on opposing the war in iraq. sanders' stump speech lasted just over an hour. he received the loudest standing ovation when he promised to rein in wall street, raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, provide universal health care for all, and free tuition to public colleges and universities. before the rally sanders talked with us one-on-one explaining he would pay for much of these things by taxing wall street speculators, large corporations, and the wealthy. he says he is more confident than ever that he can beat out hillary clinton for this democratic nomination and will do very well here in north carolina on tuesday. >> we have enormous momentum. people understand that if you're hillary clinton and you have a
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of dollars from wall street, drug companies, fossil fuel industry, say what you want, you are not an agent of change. people in this country want real change now. >> sanders spent most of his hour-long speech here attacking directly his democratic opponent but then toward the end he very obviously shifted his aim to the gop front-runner donald trump. we'll tell you more about what he had to say about trump coming up in the next hour. for now, live in raleigh, abc 11, eyewitness news. >> it has been a busy week of campaigning here, andrea. thank you. republican presidential hopeful ted cruz is coming back to north carolina before tuesday's primary. cruz will make a campaign stop in fayetteville monday at fayetteville tech. the texas senator appeared in raleigh earlier this week. the details are still being finalized for his appearance but we'll bring you that information on abc 11.com and on our mobile app when we get that.
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already voted in the state's early one stop voting primary. as the local chapter of the naacp urges people to go to the polls, the group is calling attention to what they say are several issues at polling locations. we'll go live to durham with a look at those. >> well, tonight the naacp says they're receiving a lot of calls about confusion at the polls and the lack of uniformity when it comes to talking about the voter i.d. law. today they held a press conference where dr. william barber said when he went to go vote yesterday in goldsboro he did not see any signage on the walls that explained voter i.d. he says brochures were improperly displayed. he also said there had been complaints that toll workers are giving out inaccurate information about voter i.d. >> i'm not blaming the person. i don't believe they've been trained properly. i don't think the state has done its job. >> the n.c. board of elections released a statement saying "the state board of elections required placement of posters at
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worked extensively training county directors providing tools and materials to properly inform voters about voter i.d. and reasonable impediment." we have been here all afternoon and haven't heard of any issues or complaints at this particular polling place. if you do have questions about voter i.d. go to our website www.abc 11.com/go vote. all of the information is right there. live in durham, abc 11, eyewitness news. >> thank you. a former rival of donald trump now endorsing his bid for president. retired neuro surgeon ben carson says he and trump have buried the hatchet and he supports trump's vision for the country. carson also says he is getting behind the republican front-runner because the will of the voters needs to be respected. >> we allowed this attempt to disrupt the will of the people to be successful, it will fracture the party in an irreparable way and that will
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i personally believe would destroy our country. >> carson also said trump has two personas, his stage self and another persona carson described as very cerebral. a fire crew in durham county is working to control a brush fire this afternoon. chopper 11 hd is flying over the scene on rogers road. you see lots of smoke coming from the trees. there is no report of any injuries or property damage. no word yet on what sparked the fire. >> just looking on my weather app it seems like it was trying to be cloudy when i was out there two minutes ago. it still feels great. >> really nice. a little humid, too. >> you're right. absolutely. the humidity has gone up a little bit from recent days. still not too bad. first 80 degrees at rdu since october 9. so five months now since we've hit 80. we did it a couple hours ago. temperatures backed off a little bit. a very warm march day. more like mid may than the early mid part of march.
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evening. it'll stay dry. temperatures will fall into the 60's but still very mild for this time of the year. a little cool as we talked about yesterday. that may spark a sprinkle or a light shower tomorrow morning. that's about it. we'll talk about a little cooler weather tomorrow. another rain chance for sunday all coming up in your first alert forecast in a little bit. >> all right. we're glad we have you to time it out for us. thank you. traffic moving again through holly springs after a gas leak forced the road to shut down this evening. scene. workers expanding the holly springs shopping area hit a gas line around 8:00 a.m. and had to close old holly springs apex road for more than two hours while crews fixed it. there was no fire and no need for evacuation. >> a circus scheduled for next week in fayetteville is canceled because performers were injured during rehearsal. before 4:00. the big top out of the box circus was scheduled for next friday at the crown coliseum. anyone with tickets can return
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>> all right. we hear about students getting into fights but it's what one student did to another on a wade county school bus that has everyone talking. stick around for this story. >> where you can see michael jordan in the viewing area in less than an hour and a big night on the hardwood. >> yeah. i'm mark armstrong live in d.c. the tar heels and irish. i'll tell you why it is necessarily not a good thing to take the lead on notre dame. >> all right. see you in a minute. but first, state of emergency in louisiana. a look at the flooding that is not expected to stop any time soon. >> and it is a much different picture here. this is a live look outside of our downtown raleigh studio on fayetteville street. such a beautiful friday afternoon. 79 degrees. it feels more like mid may than it does march around here.
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>> this man is in custody charged with statutory rape. the hoke county sheriff's office arrested 23-year-old delton dwayne graham yesterday. deputies say the sexual offense went on for seven months in 2013 and resulted in the birth of a baby. graham is now behind bars under a $100,000 bond. >> two years after her death family and friends of a hope mills teenager are remembering
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15-year-old danielle locklear disappeared on this day in 2014. her body was later found in a river. her ex-boyfriend jamychal malloy is charged in her death and was in court earlier this week. malloy and his attorney are now considering whether to plead guilty to capital murder with a 25-year to life sentence and the possibility of parole. the vigil for locklear will be held at the community center at 7:00 this evening. >> a raleigh panel has some recommendations to improve the relationship between police and the public. the human relations commission suggests officers wear body cameras and take more of a focus on community policing. it also considered recommendations from the police accountability task force including developing an internship program to recruit minority officers and establish a community oversight board to investigate and discipline officers if there is a problem. the recommendations come less than two weeks after a police officer shot and killed anne individual in raleigh sparking
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>> a special visitor tonight. basketball legend michael jordan will speak to students at terry sanford high school. the hall of famer and charlotte hornets owner will speak about 15 minutes then answer questions. jordan is appearing as part of the state student council convention. other speakers include grammy winner gospel artist k.j. screvens and state school superintendent june atkinson. the tar heels looking to take the next step on the road to the a.c.c. championship. >> mark armstrong is here with a preview. we can always count on great games during the tournament. >> i expect more of the same. two teams that play a very entertaining brand of basketball. notre dame already knocked off duke and now they'll try to take off the lone triangle team still standing the top seeded tar
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seeded irish. the irish coach has made a habit of beating up on duke. they came from 16 down to beat duke last night. last year's a.c.c. championship game pitted the tar heels and irish together and carolina was in control up nine late in the second half and the irish stormed back to of course win last year's championship and then earlier this year the one time they played a game that notre dame won it was a nine-point tar heel halftime lead that the irish quickly evaporated in the second half. being in the lead against notre dame not necessarily a good thing. the only lead that is safe against them is the one you have at the end of the game. so a stiff challenge ahead for roy williams' guys. >> we do know these teams because we've seen them play all season long. it is not as bad as an early season tournament where you don't know anything about the guys but we'll try to get them the three or four most important things and let it go at that. i don't think we can get them 25. >> the key for the tar heels,
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25 minutes of their first game yesterday against pit. they cannot have any parts of the game where they fall asleep at the wheel because notre dame will make you pay in a hurry. game time at 7:00 and full coverage later tonight at 10:00 and 11:00. back to you. >> let's hope they play like yesterday. >> we want to make the fighting irish pay not the other way around. the weekend is here. we have all these outdoor events. >> a little bit of rain, right? >> it shouldn't be too much of an issue for some of the big things going on. first up is the st. patrick's day parade. tomorrow morning there is just a chance of a spotty shower especially before 10:00. maybe one lingering after 10:00. 59 at 10:00. 64 by 1:00 p.m. so a warm day and again nothing more than a stray shower. shouldn't really interfere too much with that parade going on here in downtown raleigh. it is warm out there now. 79 at rdu international with winds on light side.
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it's 80 in chapel hill. 73 southville. rocky mount wilson 78. a cool front near the virginia spread in temperatures. 81 irwin and fayetteville, too. and 80 degrees in clinton. the front will drop into southern parts of the state and just cool us off a little bit for tomorrow. there will be a lot of clouds around but not much in the way of rain. another rather breezy day. warm day, too. a lot of clouds at times. overall very nice day. the flooding rains abating a bit but still a major disaster for louisiana, mississippi, parts of arkansas. the heaviest rains now into the florida panhandle but still many areas in mississippi even into louisiana where it's not raining are under flash flood warnings because of all of the rain they've had and the flash flood watches. just a piece of that gets here sunday and gives us a few showers sunday afternoon. doesn't look like much rain. it won't be anything like what they're dealing with to the southwest of us. tonight's lows upper 50's to near 60. another very mild night.
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still well above the average of 39. late tonight after midnight there could be just an isolated shower. weak front drops in. stalls out over the region. but there's just not much moisture with this front. no real ingredients in the atmosphere for widespread rain. so tomorrow a spotty shower in the morning. that's about it. then during the day sunday the front just back to the north as a warm front you see a little better chance for a few showers then especially into the afternoon hours. more on that in a little bit. but tomorrow, spotty shower in the morning and then by afternoon just a little cooler. triangle northward upper 60's north near 70. raleigh and durham. but still mid 70's to the south where you'll be near the front in some warmer air. about a 10-degree spread. the small chance in the morning hours of a shower. first alert accu weather seven-day forecast sunday a little better chance for some showers. then dry monday afternoon. better chance monday afternoon of a shower storm but much of monday dry. tuesday and wednesday we're in the upper 70's before it turns a little cooler later in the week. here we go back into the weekend
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you see as we head through morning hours dry. so it looks good for the half marathon but into the afternoon hours, second half of the day, some scattered showers. won't be all that heavy. won't amount to all that much. if you are in that race, that tobacco road half marathon again, temperatures are going to be in the low 60's. it looks dry until afternoon. you see the rain chances going up as we head through the afternoon hours but still scattered activity. not going to be a wash out of a day. but the second half does look wetter than the first half. >> get the race in early. >> right. >> a good idea. all right. thanks. >> sure thing. >> it's not often presidential candidates agree, right? but one cookie makes it happen. >> plus this may not sit well with everyone but one local school district is talking to students about gun violence. how police think it will help change their minds a the effort some crooks
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four deaths leaving parts of texas, louisiana, and mississippi under water. the entire state of louisiana is under a state of emergency. in the northern part of that state officials are worried about the levees because the storms aren't expected to stop any time soon. >> cars running into each other, flooding draining, it was crazy. we just got a house full of furniture and it's gone. we know god is looking out for us. but we weren't prepared for none of this. nobody was notified. nothing. we had to go call 911 and just go running door to door with the rescue people trying to get them out of there. >> evacuation orders have been expanded in louisiana and flood watches are in effect throughout the mississippi river valley. >> people in japan pausing to remember the victims of an earthquake and tsunami that
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years ago today. more than 18,000 people were killed or disappeared. large parts of the country were destroyed. some have never recovered. the disaster also triggered a meltdown of the fukushima nuclear plant and five years later people living in the area are still dealing with the fall out. >> still an enormous amount of activity there which is in liquid form leaking into the underground and slowly moving into the ocean. >> that is very dangerous for the future. >> now, authorities tell us much of the radioactive material went into the ocean. scientists are looking for radioactive hot spots for fishing to be unsafe. japan shut down its nuclear reactors after fukushima and just a few have restarted.
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switch to more eventually ran off. no one was hurt. >> two top executives are out at one of the country's biggest veterans charities. the wounded warrior project drawing increased criticism accused of spending millions of dollars on meetings and travel. the patriots initiative grades nonprofits, gave the wounded warrior project a failing grade for the last four years. the chairman says he wasn't surprised by the firing. >> it'll be a while before we feel comfortable that no only have they changed their financial methods and operations but really have a different approach to the way they'll serve our armed forces community. >> now, investigations into the wounded warrior project show that they spent 40% to 50% of money on overhead including parties and travel while other veterans charities spent as little as 10% to 15%.
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"20/20" tonight at 10:00 p.m. here on abc 11. >> scientists say a wreckage found is likely a blockade runner. the civil war era wreck was found last month down the river from wilmington using sonar. archeologists say it could be the agnes e. frey which sank in 1864 while trying to make its fifth run around the union blockade. >> the one thing presidential candidates seem to agree on, oreos to be made in america. hillary clinton, donald trump, and bernie sanders are speaking out against a move by the maker of oreos. the company that owns nabisco plans to cut 600 jobs in a
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move many of the positions to mexico. the company built state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in salinas, mexico, and calls them lines of the future. but we want oreos back here. right? >> they bring a lot of people together. >> they really do. a good point. >> garth brooks, tricia yearwood talking before taking stage tonight in raleigh for the first time in 18 years. we were there. we got a one on one with them. we'll share with you what they told me just hours ago. >> we can't wait to hear that. some cumberland county students getting a gun lesson in school. how it's aimed to keep them away from weapons. >> making easter special for hundreds of under privileged kids. the durham rescue mission needs your help. we'll tell you what you can do, next. >> a wade county high school student comes to this courtroom
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>> a fight between high school students breaks out on a wake county school bus and one girl gets part of her ear bitten off. >> the victim was at the hospital today while the girl accused of the crime was in court. ed crump is live outside the courtroom at the wake county justice center. what have you learned about this attack? >> well, we've learned that while sheriff's investigators believe that the student who faced a judge here this afternoon certainly does deserve to be charged they say she didn't start the fight. a bewildered amber romero came to court this afternoon hoping to get the judge to lower her $15,000 bond but because the 18-year-old has another outstanding charge the judge refused. her mother was also in court and had later said her daughter has repeatedly been picked on and bullied at east wake high school. a week ago today she was headed home on a bus with other students and according to sheriff another girl threw a lunch bag that hit romero and led to a fight.
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off a large hunk of the other girl's ear lobe. the girl's mother says they both feel bad about it. >> i truly feel sorry for the family and me and my daughter sincerely apologize and i'm sorry this happened. i just want to apologize to her and the family. on behalf of me and my daughter. >> now, romero's mother says the daughter's latest assault charge and the prior one are the direct result of her fighting back after being bullied but, heather, she says she knows that is no excuse for what happened and obviously investigators agree. >> ed crump live for us at the wake county courthouse. thank you. deputies aren't releasing much information about a johnston county death investigation but the family of a man found dead tells us matt jones is one of
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sheila avery said she last talked to the deputy last thursday. deputies responded to a 911 call of a nonresponsive person that afternoon in the 100 block of unity drive and found a man and woman dead inside a home. there was also a toddler inside. the case is being investigated as a murder. the family says they just want to know what happened. >> attorneys for army sergeant beau bergdahl say they still haven't gotten a response from presidential candidate donald trump. bergdahl's lawyer sent a letter last week asking the questions to trump about statements he made on the campaign trail and says he may call trump as a witness during trial. he says trump's attacks could damage bergdahl's right to a fair trial. the defense noted at least 30 of his statements in the court record. bergdahl is scheduled to go on trial at fort bragg this summer on desertion and misbehavior before the enemy charges for leaving his combat post in afghanistan. using gun violence to teach kids why they need to keep the weapon
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cumberland county schools and the fayetteville police department's operation cease fire program teamed up to educate the 7th graders. the legal, medical, and emotional consequences of youth gun possession. the students watched a film on a child who gives in to peesh pressure, gets a gun, and ends up killing his own sister. >> some kids might end up in the same situation and need to know a way out, too. >> i thought it was really good and it kind of left me thinking a lot about what i can do to not end up how jamari did. >> fayetteville police say other cities and some from out of state want to adopt the department curriculum. >> women came together in downtown raleigh this morning to talk about being leaders. this comes just days after wake county announced a task force focused on the pay difference between men and women. gloria rodriguez walked away with some important information
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more than 600 women registered for the women's leadership conference at the raleigh convention center. the morning kicked off with a panel discussion featuring local female leaders. women attended break out sessions about different topics such as finances and confidence. clair shipman is a coauthor of the "new york times" best selling book "the confidence code" and is one of the speakers. >> the most important thing for women to understand is you don't try to have it all and somebody else's standard. first of all, look at what it is that motivates you and drives you. what is making you happy? >> i also think that to have confidence in the fact that we are doing a wonderful job. we are needed in the work place. our talents actually increase the bottom line of every enterprise we're involved in. so don't hesitate to say, i need to work this way and i can't that way. it's okay to try to shape your
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this conference is put on by the greater raleigh chamber of commerce and is an annual event. abc 11 is proud to be a sponsor. >> get ready to spring forward this weekend. daylight savings time is back which means you'll lose an hour saturday night. but the good news is you'll have more light in the evening. the time change officially begins at 2:00 a.m. sunday so remember to set your clocks forward before you go to bed tomorrow night. fire officials also say it is a good time to replace the batteries in your smoke detectors. >> good advice. we'll get a pretty decent weekend coming up. there is rain for part of it but not a lot. we'll tell you about that coming up. through the evening hours it'll stay dry. nothing more than a stray shower overnight. even that is spotty and light. temperatures in the 70's now. fall only to about 58 or 60 degrees by tomorrow morning. right now. we hit 80 for the first time since october 9 today.
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tyler city 78. 81 erwin and fayetteville. very warm. more like may. tomorrow morning heading out early on. slight chance of a shower in any one spot. a couple rounds during the morning hours. 59 at 8:00. 63 at the noon hour. then tomorrow afternoon looks basically dry. just a lot of clouds, mid 60's, upper 60's north to near 70 in the triangle to mid 70's around fayetteville. four-day forecast better chance of a few showers sunday during the afternoon hours and then again monday afternoon but a lot of dry time in between. and back to sunshine, a warm week ahead next week. we'll tell you about cooler weather down the road coming up at 5:00. >> all right. thanks. and the weather should hold out like he said for tomorrow morning's st. patrick's day parade here in downtown raleigh. this is individual i don't he from last year. the parade starts at 10:00 a.m. at east lane. we will be streaming it live for you on abc 11.com. if you can't make it.
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barbara gibbs, big weather, ed all be taking part. if you are there send us some photos of your family and some of your favorite moments using the # abc 11. is sweeping the nation and this weekend he makes a three night stop at pnc arena with his wife tricia yearwood. this afternoon the superstar couple invited abc 11 to the arena for a preshow interview. chopper 11 hd is high above pnc where traffic is sure to grow over the next few hours. some people are already parked and in preconcert mode. like a football tailgating event. this is garth's first large tour since he semiretired in 2001. this is when we were in the news conference today. he was on facebook live and took our questions for about 30 minutes. garth released his first studio album in years and it quickly went platinum. he is selling out everywhere he
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he was the best solo artist of all time. maybe it is because he has such a wild, audience friendly, three-hour show. i talked to garth about his connection with fans and how he knows his show is a great one when he walks on stage. >> opening nights, always its own unique night. there will be things that only happen here. saturday night all hell is going to break loose. then the last night you always throw everything in that everybody got to see and save something for him that nobody else sees. it makes each one of them different. that's important. believe it or not there is going to be somebody that comes to all three shows and you want that person to walk out going they made a conscious effort to make each show different. >> we'll hear more from garth and tricia. our 6:00 newscast. again, a few tickets are still available for tonight's show
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we've been doing this for years. i've never seen an artist just a few hours before the show let all the media come in and have such a great interaction with everybody. >> they seem like a great couple. >> wonderful guy. wonderful guy. >> easter. just a few weeks away now. there is a huge need in our community. >> that's where you, abc 11 together, and our viewers come in to help. the durham rescue mission wants you to make sure families can help celebrate the holiday just like the rest of us. here's a closer look at what the organization is up against. >> they just got their first donation today and they still have a long way to go. they're hoping they can count on your help. >> the durham rescue mission is hoping to give away 1500 easter baskets to kids in need. this is what their celebration looked like last year where they gave away 1300 baskets. they are a long way away from
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so far they only have 14. their easter celebration is less than three weeks away and the shelves are mostly empty. the folks who run the shelter tell me easter is huge for them because it is at the center of their christian faith and the reason they run the mission. they're hoping the small gifts make a big difference for every child who gets one. >> we realize this is not life and death. this is not something that would prevent someone from making it through the next day but nonetheless we want every child to have an opportunity to have an easter basket. a lot of parents are struggling with part-time jobs, under employed, and it may not seem like much. >> if you'd like to help out you can donate online to the durham rescue mission website or drop a basket off here at their center for hope. in durham, abc 11, eyewitness news. >> well, there was quite a police presence in downtown raleigh late this afternoon after officers spotted a man with warrants out for his arrest on fayetteville street.
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the raleigh eyewitness news center. several officers you see there swarmed in to get the man into custody and arrested him just feet from the front doors of our studio. there was a bit of chaos and several people lined the sidewalks watching all of this happen. we have learned the man was wanted for sexual assault on a female, indecent exposure, and sexual battery. >> serious stuff. >> well, prom is quite pricey but there is a place to get everything you need for free and the store just opened u >> in just minutes how the community made this happen and when you can shop. plus, threatening your life and claiming the only way you can live is to give up cash. the warning for women this afternoon. >> time to start thinking about summer camp dealing with art, nature, and outdoor themes. they can be yours for free. i'll give you the details in today's money saver. >> first though back outside the raleigh eyewitness news center
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about summer camps especially those are free. in today's money report we have the details on a program now accepting applications to grant summer camp scholarships for kids 7 to 16. three week-long summer camp scholarships is what the program is all about in raleigh. >> it provides full scholarship to several raleigh parks recreation summer resources camp. all of the camps are nature or outdoor themed. >> eli sekizer is the director and works one the summer camps. >> my personal favorite is art for fun art and nature camp at walnut creek where kids who already have an interest in art will have an opportunity to be in nature, be in the natural setting, and go out and sketch. >> the scholarships are for kids between 7 and 16. the goal to connect them with the outdoors and nature without worrying about the cost, which hundred dollars. >> it can be anywhere from $80
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>> this is one of the locations where you can drop off your scholarship application. campus. the scholarships by the way are provided by the city of oaks foundation and the city of raleigh and the camps run at various times throughout the summer. >> there is an adventure camp where kids will be kayaking and canoeing. >> to apply you have to provide household income and a reference from a nonrelative like a teacher or a coach. the child has to also fill out a page but applicants don't have to be raleigh residents just have an interest of going to a nature themed camp this summer on a scholarship. in raleigh, abc 11, eyewitness news. >> the applications accepted until april 15. for all the details head to abc 11.com and click on the money saver tab. >> abc 11 updates you on a good deed we found happening in the community. a wake county church's special pawn shop now open.
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now you can go get a dress. the apex united methodist church is providing more than 1800 prom dresses, jewelry, shoes, and other accessories for students who might not be able to afford them. all of the items have been donated but you better hurry if you want to get in on the deal. people started lang up at 1:00 this afternoon and in the first 15 minutes nearly 100 people were shopping. the prom shop is open until 7:00 tonight. then tomorrow morning from 10:00 to 1:00 in the afternoon. you can see in the video these are some nice dresses. these aren't just some ratty things somebody pulled out from the back of their attic. >> people spend a lot of money these days on prom. it can add up. >> you can save all that money. still ahead this afternoon, a puppy found dead in a plastic crate. what else investigators found in the box. >> plus, how capital one is making banking for some customers more convenient. the device and four digits you will need to make it work. >> and why you could end up biting into glass when you pick
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crate wrapped in plastic and sealed with tape. police say pieces of dry wall were used as the bedding for the crate. >> that's awful. millions of frozen pizzas, lasagnas, and lean cuisine meals have been recalled after people found glass in their food. the good news is there have been no injuries. here are the items being recalled. we have the entire list posted right now on abc 7.com in the feature section. four varieties of digiorno pizza, five types of lean cuisine meals, four stouffer lasagnas and one stouffer souffle. nestles which makes the product says the glass may have come from the spinach used in the meals. everything you need to know is on the home page of abc 11.com. >> hi everyone i'm in the breaking news center. at the top of the hour on celebrities, all in attendance.
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and a plea to the i-team. neighbors asking for help to stop the dump trucks, hundreds of them, from rumbling down their road. they say it is a big problem and putting them at risk. the i-team investigates coming up at 5:00. we'll go outside the downtown studio getting ready to get the weekend started for us. >> very nicely, too. our first 80 of the season today. a little cool for the weekend and a little rain. we'll time it out and tell you the wettest part of the weekend. it is not all that bad and is all coming up at 5:00. >> we need to get our weekend plans together. we'll see you in a few minutes for the details. we'll have all the gnaws straight ahead at 5:00. >> banking is about to get more convenient for capital one customers who own an amazon echo. the company will allow customers to access their accounts to pay bills, check their credit card balance, review recent transactions just by speaking to that device. if you're concerned about
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ask the device amazon echo to do anything related to capital one you need to give a four-digit personal key that will unlock your session. it'll only stay that way for five minutes. then you have to repeat it again. >> gas prices are going back up. we found regular at 1.89 on glenwood this afternoon. the nearby station the price is $1.85. shell is $1.83. about a week ago many stations were selling it for aroupped $1.77. the average price in the raleigh area is $1.83. experts say april gasoline future prices rose by 6% per gallon march 9 the highest level since january, 2016. >> a good reminder. go fill up tonight. >> that's right. checking out headlines across the state, a search for the person who shot and carjacked a security guard after he thought the man who injured him needed help. >> then watch out for e-mail saying people were paid to kill you. also, an alert from moms and their children after a man is
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and asking if they want to make money. >> but first, let's head outside. oh, such a nice friday afternoon. 79 degrees. can you believe it? here we are for the weekend. lots of outdoor events. a great weekend to make sure you have our abc 11 app. we're talking about a few showers moving through for the weekend. she says their names. trayvon martin shot to death. dontre hamilton unarmed. sandra bland... did nothing wrong. and makes their mothers' fight for justice her own. she speaks for a city poisoned by indifference. we need action now. and stands with the president against those who would undo his achievements. just like she's always...stood with us. hillary clinton.
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>> developing at this hour a massive man hunt to find a person who carjacked a security guard and shot him twice. this is the scene from rosalind avenue in charlotte. officers tell us the gunman flagged down the security guard and when the guard responded he was shot in the arm and leg. we are staying on top of the search and will update you as soon as we get more information. >> moms on alert. someone driving around gaston
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calls to 911 report the man approached the 12-year-old on her bike and asked if she wanted to make money. another mother said about the same time a man driving the same car stopped a few blocks away and motioned for her daughter to come to his car but the girl ran away. police increased patrols in the area. police are now reviewing security cameras near the area. >> this is an important story that could truly cost you if you are not alert. right now a scam is hitting women in charlotte but it could quickly spread to the rest of the state. scammers are e-mailing death threats that they must pay tens of thousands of dollars to save their own lives. the two cases being investigated involve women in their 60's and 70's. the e-mail reads in part, someone close to you has paid us to kill you and my men are monitoring you and your every step. it goes on to say that if you pay $45,000 you can live. so how can you protect yourself? well, authorities say we should
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having one address to use when you are forced to provide one. as we say good-bye today at 4:00 we hope you'll join us downtown tomorrow morning as we broadcast live from the raleigh eyewitness news center. >> stop by and wave as you head to the st. patrick's day parade. it's going to be great. the news at 5:00 starts now. >> happening now, final push. bernie sanders landing in raleigh ahead of tuesday's primary. his message in the final days. >> saying good-bye. a star studded funeral hollywood elites. the touching moments before former laid -- former first lady nancy reagan is laid to rest. >> it's an i-team investigation. >> we went to work on that after getting an i-team tip. that's coming up. we begin with the final farewell to former first lady nancy reagan.
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good evening. >> family, dignitaries, and friends from hollywood to washington gathered today for the funeral in simi valley, california. four of the five living first ladies and relatives of every president dating back to john f. kennedy all in attend annals.

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